Districts: Western




  @ TRANSIT LANES, 6:00-8:00 PM


Wednesday May 3rd



We will be holding elections for the positions of Vice Chairperson, Treasurer and Recording Secretary. Please contact Julie Wolfley at jwolfley@sptny.com if you are interested in one of these positions.


We will also be discussing Delegate Assembly plans and Lobby Day action


Bring your Bowling Skills. We will be meeting at Transit lanes to raise money for the New York Physical Therapsy Political Action Committee (NYPT PAC). We will be asking for donations towards the NYPT PAC.


The NYPT PAC funds statewide legislative efforts to build relationships with NYS government and allows us the access we need to be able to get our message out.  The ambitious NYPTA Legislative Action Plan for 2017 affects all New York physical therapists.   


Western District will pay for the pizza and bowling! Please join us for the meeting and PAC fundraiser!

Looking forward to seeing you there.




The Western District Physical Therapy Association is currently recruiting delegates to participate in NYPTA's 2017 Delegate Assembly (DA) on Friday and Saturday May 19-20. DA will be held in Albany, NY at the Desmond Hotel (660 Albany Shaker Road).  The DA is the highest deliberative body of the NYPTA. At DA, the delegates elect Chapter officials and discuss and debate motions of the Chapter and Association (House of Delegates).


Requirements for participation include: Availability on Friday and Saturday May 19-20 Active APTA and NYPTA membership.


Delegates are reimbursed for hotel stay at half of the double occupancy rate. Mileage is reimbursed, but our district will promote carpooling to reduce costs. DA begins at 6:30 pm Friday, May 19 with the Delegate Forum and concludes by 5pm Saturday, May 20th


Please email Julie Wolfley PT, DPT, OCS at jwolfley@sptny.com for more information or to sign up. Please respond by Friday, February 24, 2017.



Western District Budget

The 2016 Budget is now available for you to view.



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 news flasH:


  • We hosted Dr. Susan Bennett and Melinda Yoder on March 18th, 2017 for our Annual spring half day course

  • We hosted Dr. Matthew Zinno on November 9th, 2016 for our Fall course at DYC

  • volunteered at st. luke's mission for national pt day of service on october 15, 2016

  • We raised 350 dollars for Buffalo Envy Cheerleading Stars at our holiday party

  • Congratulations to daemen student alec Courtney for winning our essay contest to attend 2017 csm




 5 reasons to join western district


The time is NOW! Our profession needs a stronger voice in Western District. With declining reimbursement and the need for increased community education on PT, we need your help for our profession.

Please consider joining this year!

Will your employer provide financial support for your membership?

Here are some valuable reasons to join:

1. Affordable and valuable CEU opportunities throughout the year
2. Quarterly networking with local PT's.
3. Awareness of what other clinics and hospitals are doing in WNY
4. Be an active voice on issues that affects our daily practice
5. Get monthly journals with your membership that can improve daily practice

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Chapter Director
Jacob I. McPherson
District Chair
Julie M. Wolfley
District Corresponding Secretary
Amy T. Barbasch
District Recording Secretary
Matthew J. Sonricker
District Treasurer
Alanna Pokorski
District Vice Chair
Anne E. Sammarco
Legislative Liaison
Curtis J. Paine
Membership Liaison
Theresa A. Kolodziej


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